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    William Arthur Smith (1918-1989) Original Calendar Art (1964). One of the paintings in the "Voices of Great Americans" series, this was published as a calendar by the Exxon corporation in 1964. This depiction of Ralph Waldo Emerson by William Arthur Smith, remained a part of the company's private collection of original art for years. A brass plaque on the lower edge of the frame reads (in part): "'Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm,' Ralph Waldo Emerson." Rendered in oil on canvas, this piece is framed (27 x 34.5) with an approximate sight size of 21 x 28.5 and is signed lower middle-right.

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    March, 2003
    6th-10th Thursday-Monday
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